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2014-03-31 12:26:01

Student-Founded Event at NYU School of Engineering Will Feature Top Developers and Games BROOKLYN, N.Y., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Different Games--New York City's first conference on diversity and inclusivity in digital and video games--will return for its second year at the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering in Brooklyn on Friday, April 11, and Saturday, April 12. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091027/NY99197LOGO A volunteer collaboration between...

2014-03-28 16:21:40

Stanford, Duke and Georgetown Clinch the Top Spots PITTSBURGH, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Many Ivy League colleges sent acceptance letters this week, gluing Ivy-hopeful high school seniors to their computers, frantically refreshing inboxes awaiting news. So how do students receiving bad news re-evaluate their top choices? (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140328/NE93240-INFO ) Niche, one of the nation's leading content providers, today released the Top 25 Ivy League Competitors...

2014-03-18 08:34:00

PHILADELPHIA, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Frank H. Netter's medical illustrations to be showcased at NYU Langone Medical Center, March 18 - April 30 Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced that it will celebrate the 25th anniversary and newest edition of Dr. Frank H. Netter's Atlas of Human Anatomy with an exhibition of...

2014-03-06 08:21:37

White House Director Samara N. Moore Joins Telecom and Energy Leaders for NYU School of Engineering/Sloan Lecture NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of the Obama Administration's release of guidelines to protect the nation's essential infrastructure from cyber attacks, White House Director for Cybersecurity Critical Infrastructure Protection Samara N. Moore will headline an open discussion at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering about the implications for...

2014-03-04 16:03:43

Researchers at New York University and the University of Texas at Austin have discovered that carbohydrates serve as identifiers for cancer cells. Their findings, which appear in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, show how these molecules may serve as signals for cancer and explain what's going on inside these cells, pointing to new ways in which sugars function as a looking glass into the workings of their underlying structures. "Carbohydrates can tell us a lot...

2014-02-25 16:27:16

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The NYU Sports and Society program, headed by University Professor Arthur R. Miller, issued a white paper today examining the phenomenon of bullying and other intolerant behavior in sports, and proposing a comprehensive range of initiatives focused on youth athletics to combat them. While these issues have been central to the Sports and Society program, work on this latest project began after NYU Law alumnus Stephen M. Ross (LLM '66)...

2014-02-20 08:38:16

NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific American and the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering--leaders in science and technology with more than 300 years of combined experience--will launch an online continuing educational program next month. The jointly delivered Professional Learning Program balances interactive, prerecorded content and live, engaging webinars. Enrollment is now open for the first course in March 2014....

2014-02-17 23:01:15

Manhattan College’s Senior Associate Director of Athletics to Become the Next Director of Athletics Riverdale, NY (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Noah LeFevre, currently Manhattan College’s senior associate director of Athletics, will become the next director of Athletics at Manhattan College, it was announced today by President Brennan O’Donnell and Vice President Richard Satterlee, who led the national search. LeFevre will replace current Director of Athletics Robert J. Byrnes ’68,...

2014-02-17 12:27:32

University Research Center Explores 5G Wireless Technologies NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the ever-increasing demand for wireless data capacity on the part of current consumers and the urgent need to bridge the digital divide in the developing world, Huawei Technologies is joining NYU WIRELESS as an industrial affiliate sponsor of research. NYU WIRELESS, launched by the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering in August 2012, is a unique...

2014-02-14 08:24:24

NYU School of Engineering Researchers Urge Game Designers to Follow their 'Odd Couple' Path to Developing Wearable Controllers and Cooperative Computer Games NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Fashion Week closes in Manhattan, New York's outer boroughs are offering a glimpse of what the best-dressed techies will be wearing this Valentines Day: electronic-embedded costumes for a video game that demands hand-holding. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091027/NY99197LOGO...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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